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Money eludes Dane County transit planners

By Paul Snyder A half-cent sales tax increase would give Dane County planners the money they need to craft a regional transit strategy. But the Dane County Regional Transit Authority needs the strategy to persuade voters to hand over the ...

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Road construction drives renewed spending debate (VIDEO)

By Paul Snyder Roadwork deserves a share of the money raised by regional transit authorities, according to a lawmaker who argues spending should match the realities of transportation. “It’s silly to think that 99 percent of the people that use ...

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Consultant wants payback for rail idea

By Paul Snyder An out-of-work consultant, bored and desperate for a paycheck, is behind using Yahara Station as a connection between commuter and high-speed rail in Madison. The boredom is gone, and irritation over not getting paid is replacing Barry ...

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Referendum could determine relevance of Dane County transit plan

By Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com Dane County’s regional transit authority lacks money, members and timelines. But there is plenty of skepticism over the way in which the RTA, which will govern transit projects in the Madison metropolitan area, was formed and ...

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